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Hancock County Iowa

 


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Cities and Towns
Amsterdam Britt Concord
Corwith Crystal Lake Duncan
Ellington Garner Goodell
Hayfield Hutchins Kanawha
Klemme Miller Stilson
Woden

Abandoned Towns, Villages And Post Offices

Townships
Amsterdam Township Avery Township Bingham Township
Boone Township Britt Township Concord Township
Crystal Township Ell Township Ellington Township
Erin Township Garfield township Geeman Township
Madison Township Magor Township Orthel Township
Twin Lake Township

 


County Information>

Parent county was Wright County.
Founded on January 15, 1851, the county seat is Garner. The county is named in honor of John Hancock, a leader of the Continental Congress during the American Revolution

county map

 

 
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State Bird and Flower

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Website updates:

05 Dec 2014:
Historical Info: Government - 1865 County Officers

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Surrounding Counties
Winnebago County (north)
Cerro Gordo County (east)
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Kossuth County (west)

 

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